Dual Primary Malignancy: A Rare Organ Combination

Acharya, Preetam Rajgopal and *, Anand Ramakrishna and Kanchan, Tanuj and Magazine, Rahul (2014) Dual Primary Malignancy: A Rare Organ Combination. Case Reports in Pulmonology, 2014. pp. 1-3.

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A 63-year-old female smoker was evaluated for lump over the right breast, fine needle aspiration cytology of which showed infiltrating ductal carcinoma. Investigations also revealed the presence of left upper lobemass lesion, the biopsy of which suggested small cell carcinoma.The existence of twomalignancies having different histopathologies at anatomically distinct sites suggests the diagnosis of dual primary malignancy involving the breast and the lung which, being a rare combination, prompted us to report the case.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Pulmonary Medicine
Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 09 Oct 2014 05:16
Last Modified: 09 Oct 2014 05:16
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140816

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